August 14-17, 2003
This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows who are interested in pursuing academic careers. Faculty members and administrators will provide guidance and information that will help participants to be stronger candidates for academic positions and to succeed in academic jobs. Session topics focus on becoming both a successful teacher and researcher. Each participant will take home ideas to improve teaching right now and will develop a personal action plan.
Conveners:Heather Macdonald (College of William and Mary), Robyn Wright Dunbar (Stanford University)
This workshop is part of the program On the Cutting Edge: Professional Development for Geoscience Faculty, supported by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers and DLESE with funding provided by a grant from the National Science Foundation - Division of Undergraduate Education .